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  • Job reference: RMS0182187

Occupational Health Nurse

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/07/2017
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (10/08/17)

The Role:
MAIN FUNCTIONS
A Nurse III provides occupational health services typically at multiple sites or operations, and provides corporate wide or global nursing support through appropriate networks and committees.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILTIES
* Provides and documents services as well as acting as a subject matter expert (SME) to other health professionals in the Provision and documentation of services relating to routine, non routine, and complex Occupational Health care of employees and others as determined by local site management within the professional scope and standards of license.
* Develops regional and/or global policies and procedures in consultation with other Occupational Health professionals.
* Determines and communicates Fitness For Work and trains others in the provision of this service including the following: case management of injury/illness, routine and non routine travel preparation, occupational evaluations, may be providing regional or global support
* Performs, analyzes, and evaluates Health Screening data to identify possible workplace exposures as required by global Medical and Occupational Health (MOH) and applicable local laws and regulations. Makes recommendations to management based on individual results. Develops programs to lessen workplace exposures in collaboration with other Health Professionals
* Develops training programs for external medical services providers to ensure services provided are delivered in accordance with guidelines.
* Assists in the development of guidelines and procedures relating to Alcohol and Drug Use (ADU) testing.
* Actively participates in MOH and Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) committees, projects and initiatives. May involve some lead responsibilities at a global level
* Develops processes to improve effectiveness of resource utilization in MOH globally.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
* Behavioral Skills: analytical, communicates effectively, courage of conviction, manages risk
* Functional Skills: clinical case management, clinical testing, exposure assessment and controls, health education and promotion / counselling, infectious disease control program management, medical and research ethics, medication clearance assessment, occupational evaluations, occupational health laws, regulations, and company standards, occupational health program management, travel health preparation and assessment, emergency preparedness and response

The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, requires expertise for their ongoing oil sands mega-projects in Alberta.This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Typically certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN).
* Nursing degree, Advanced Nursing degree, Physician Assistant or equivalent.
* Licensed in the location of operations supported.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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